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Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953

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Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953

1953 CHAPTER 47 1 and 2 Eliz 2

An Act to make permanent provision with respect to certain matters with respect to which temporary provision has hitherto been made by or under Defence Regulations; to suspend the operation of subsection (1) of section thirty-one of the Road Traffic Act 1934; to remove certain limitations on the exercise of the powers conferred on the court by virtue of the Settled Land and Trustee Acts (Court’s General Powers) Act 1943; to empower certain persons subject to the Naval Discipline Act to take affidavits and declarations outside the United Kingdom; to save the previous operation of Regulation fifty-five F of the Defence (General) Regulations 1939, after the revocation or expiry thereof; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

[31st July 1953]X1

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X1The text of ss. 1, 14(1), Sch. 1, para. 5 was taken from S.I.F. Group 40:3 (Customs and Excise: Import and Export Controls); ss. 1, 14(1), Sch. 1, para. 8 was taken from S.I.F Group 28:3 (Compulsory Acquisition: Defence Purposes); ss. 2, 14(1), Sch. 2 was taken from S.I.F. Group 129:3 (War and Emergency: Enemy Trading and Property); ss. 3, 12 to 14(1) was taken from from S.I.F. Group 51:2 (Firearms and Explosives: Explosives); ss. 5, 14(1) was taken from S.I.F Group 2:5 and 2:6 (Agriculture: Allotments, England and Wales and Allotments, Scotland); ss. 10, 14(1) was taken from S.I.F Group 7:1 (Armed Forces: Navy, Army and Air Force); provisions omitted from S.I.F have been dealt with as referred to in other commentary

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C1Words of enactment omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision Act 1948 (c. 62), s. 3

C2Act amended by S.I. 1988/1380, reg. 3

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I1Act wholly in force at Royal Assent

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